St John is a working Order of Chivalry and a modern organisation
delivering first aid, healthcare and support services around the world.

The Order of St John

St John promotes physical, mental and spiritual health and resilience in more than 35 countries, mostly in the Commonwealth. The Order delivers its charitable activities through local St John Ambulance organisations and the St John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital in Jerusalem.


Author: Stephan Beschle

St John raises awareness for Restart a Heart Day

As one of the leading healthcare organisations, St John always puts a strong focus on first aid and emergency care activities. This is why every October, we take part in the global ‘Restart a Heart Day’ campaign.


Author: Tracy Frederic

St John International Christmas Appeal

Covid continues to surge in Papua New Guinea. Our national St John organisation needs your help today.


Author: Stephan Beschle

Target amount: £0.00

Amount raised: £122.40

New Ceremonial Regulations

We have updated the St John Ceremonial Regulations. Please download the latest version from our website.


Author: Stephan Beschle


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  • A video message from our new Secretary General

    In her first video message as Secretary General of our Order, Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque talks about her vision of making St John a stronger global organisation by sharing skills, expertise and experience across all Establishments. Watch the full video message here. Read more

  • Vale Archbishop Desmond Tutu

    It is with great sadness that our St John family learned of the passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Bailiff Grand Cross of our Most Venerable Order, and former Prior of St John South Africa. Read more

  • Governor General of Canada invested and installed.

    Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada was invested as a Dame of Justice and installed as the Prior of the Priory of Canada. Read more